This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Dietary Supplement Certification Program slated for full launch in Spring 2002 following USP board's recent decision directing staff to continue with pilot program. Group notes several supplement firms have agreed to participate in pilot and a proprietary USP certification mark, which may be used by firms that meet new USP criteria, is in final stages of market research. Separately, USP's official standards will be published annually beginning with 2002 edition available this November and followed by supplements in February and June. Previously, USP-NF was published every five years
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